Sémillon Verdelho 1983

One more from the James Halliday's Collection
Never had a blend semillon verdelho, but i must admit you you can tell than 80% is sem
The wine kept marvellously, it is still fresh and there is a touch of oak which you can hardly tell since the toasty side of the semillon has developed fully, but all the other elements are covered up
A bit of mandarin and loquat
Nutmeg, ginger, white pepper and coriander
Mushroon, thyme and oregano
Graphite, hazelnut, straw and marzipan
It is long and perhaps not for everyone palate(which is probably a minus), but i wish everyone to open a 37yo white wine that has hot so much to say. Should I add how much I love my Hunter Semillon? I reckon everyone knows😅

BTW early morning after in the empty glass left on the table I smell apple crumble with cinnamon..i must be dying for breakfast 😁
— 11 days ago

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@Ira Schwartz prices went sky-rocketing, but there was so much to choose from. I am sorry you missed out. I was adrenaline for a month waiting for the day.🤪🤪
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@Ceccherini Cristiano @Bob McDonald given the logistics it’s unlikely I would’ve bid. If I were involved, I definitely would’ve put a premium on the wonderful provenance .

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